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Lakshmi Narasimha Temple - Singiri Koil
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Lakshmi Narasimha Temple – Singiri Koil

At a distance of two km from Kathalampet and 21 km from Vellore City Railway Station, Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple at Singiri Koil is a Hindu shrine devoted to Lord Narasimha, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. It’s located on Vellore – Polur highway.

This temple is located on a small hillock which is about 80 toes excessive and will be reached by a flight of about 100 steps. As per the inscriptions across the sanctum sanctorum, that is an eighth century temple constructed by the native chieftain, Rajavarman on the behest of Lord Narasimha who appeared in his dream.

The primary idol within the sanctum sanctorum is seen in a sitting posture with 4 palms – two palms maintain the conch and the discus, his third hand is on his lap and fourth hand is across the waist of Goddess Lakshmi. The picture of the Lord is sort of six toes in peak with Goddess Lakshmi is seated on the lap of the Lord.

There’s a separate shrine for Lord Anjaneya, who is thought right here as Sri Bala Anjaneya. The idol is one toes excessive. Bala Anjaneya, who seems like a small little one is believed to bestow the boon of parenthood on the childless. The temple additionally has a separate shrine for Sri Garuda. A small stream flowing in entrance of the temple and pilgrims must cross the stream by foot. The temple shall be closed in peak monsoons if the river flows in full stream.

Narasimha Jayanthi, Vaikunta Ekadasi & Ratha Sapthami are main festivals celebrated right here. Thirumanjanam is carried out on each Swathi Nakshatram, which is the delivery star of Narasimha.

Timings: 9 AM to 12 PM and 5 PM to six:30 PM

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